Written by Eileen Traeholt
New month … new activities or at least the resuming of activities after the summer break.
Kindergarten started on Monday morning for two boys and one girl. Cam Reddig, Nathan Fast and Hannah Brown, along with their teacher Darlene Unrau, began their trek down alphabet lane and the number line with the excitement only a child can bring.
This week also brings the beginning of the fall Awana Club meetings held each Wednesday evening at Lustre Christian High School. Ron Olfert is again serving as commander with directors being: Cubbies, Connie Leland; Sparks, Mike Hilkerman; T & T, Susan Fast for the girls and Dawson Olfert for the boys; and the Trek Director will be Bill Reddig. Larry Burkhard is in charge of game time, Etta Olfert is leading the music and Trisha Reddig is secretary.
Marlene Zerbe of Leesburg, Va., spent a week recently as a houseguest of Grant and Mary Zerbe.
After a doctor stop in Billings, Pastor John and Sharon Skillman went on to Bozeman to visit their sons, Justin and Jonathan Skillman and their families. They enjoyed being able to see the new house that Justin and Racquel have just moved into. Most importantly though, time romping with the grandchildren. The Skillmans also visited John’s sister, Charlotte and Bill Pilon in Belgrade.
Bonnie and Gerry Unrau flew to Michigan the day after they finished with harvest to attend the wedding of Bonnie’s niece. Nora and Mike Matlosz of Georgia. Matt Unrau and friend, Danielle, from Wisconsin were also in attendance.
Rachel Moeller of Miles City recently applied for an advancement and received it in her job with Sherwin Williams. She will be moving to a city just north of Atlanta, Ga. Bonnie and Gerry Unrau went to Miles City for the weekend to help them get the house they are living in ready for sale.
The Lady Lions volleyball team keeps pounding away at the ball with determination and it is paying off. The team travelled to Glasgow on Friday and came home with one game won and three losses. Scores were Lustre 16-25, 25-20, 16-25 and 24-26. Monica Brown had 12 digs and three kills; Gabby Pierre also had three kills; Loverty Lindsay pounded four aces, with the team serving at 78 percent.
Saturday, the Lady Lions played in Scobey, again winning one of four. They lost the first two games, 14-25 and 9-25, came back to take the third, 25-23, and then losing again, 12-25. Brown contributed six aces and eight digs, Lindsay had eight digs and there were five team kills.
The mighty Lady Lions went on to win their first varsity match against Brockton, taking them in three close games: 25-22, 25-23 and 25-19. All team members served up aces with a total of 16. Brown once again in the lead with seven aces, nine digs and five kills; Morgan Davis had eight digs and Lindsay had 11 assists.
The Lady Lions will travel to Scobey on Saturday for an all day invite.
The Lustre Grade School jamboree and junior high teams have been practicing, getting ready for their upcoming season, which begins next weekend.